Flexible string representation, unicode, typography, ...

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Aug 25 10:58:24 CEST 2012


On 25/08/2012 08:27, wxjmfauth at gmail.com wrote:
> Le samedi 25 août 2012 02:24:35 UTC+2, Antoine Pitrou a écrit :
>> Ramchandra Apte <maniandram01 <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>>
>>
>>> The zen of python is simply a guideline
>>
>>
>>
>> What's more, the Zen guides the language's design, not its implementation.
>>
>> People who think CPython is a complicated implementation can take a look at PyPy
>>
>> :-)
>
> Unicode design: a flat table of code points, where all code
> points are "equals".
> As soon as one attempts to escape from this rule, one has to
> "pay" for it.
> The creator of this machinery (flexible string representation)
> can not even benefit from it in his native language (I think
> I'm correctly informed).
>
> Hint: Google -> "Das grosse Eszett"
>
> jmf
>

It's Saturday morning, I'm stone cold sober, had a good sleep and I'm 
still baffled as to the point if any.  Could someone please enlightem me?

-- 
Cheers.

Mark Lawrence.



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